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Open for Business

Officially open for business! Contact one of our ISPs for current rates & availability in Calais & Baileyville. https://pioneerbroadband.net

Pioneer scheduling installations for parts of Calais & Baileyville!

Pioneer Broadband is set to start scheduling installations for Internet and Telephone services in parts of Baileyville and Calais. Calais: North Street South Street Washington Lincoln Baileyville: Main Street Access Road Broadway Washington For more information on rates & availability please follow the link below! https://pioneerbroadband.net/

Pioneer! Our first ISP.

Update! Select areas in Baileyville on the Houlton Road, Main Street, Access Road, 3rd Ave, Washington Street, and Broadway will have access to our fiber network within two weeks. In other news – fiber has been run for the River Road in Calais from the Golf Course to the Robbinston town line. This road requires Read More

January Updates

Construction of the new fiber to the home network is scheduled to start in Baileyville Monday January 7th on Washington Street.  The build-out will continue in Baileyville as weather permits.  The Calais construction crew is waiting on final acceptance from Consolidated Communications on pole attachments…

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October Updates

On October 25th, Downeast Broadband received official notification from Consolidated Communications that “make-ready” work for the first set of pole attachment applications had been completed.  Here’s how the process works…

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The Inside Scoop on Dark Fiber

As we talk about bringing better connectivity to the Calais and Baileyville, Maine communities, we mention the use of an open access fiber network. Our approach is slightly different however, in that we are going to be deploying dark fiber to homes and businesses. What is dark fiber?

September Updates

September 13th – For the past year, Downeast Broadband has been working to bring fiber optic Internet access to the communities of Baileyville and Calais. Part of the project includes obtaining permission from the owners of the utility poles to attach the fiber. All of the poles in question are owned by either Consolidated Communications or Eastern Maine Electric Cooperative – except for one…